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18-year-old charged with vehicular homicide in fatal crash
ND weather forecast calls for warm weather into December
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
Governor candidates disclose financial interests
Police Blotter: Craigslist-type scam affects Dickinson area
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
DSU wide receiver Brown has seen the ‘whole spectrum’
Area high school football coaches react to new realignment
Heart River Cougars find footing at end of season
Killdeer faces familiar foe in Velva-Sawyer to open playoffs
Hunting license change means less local business
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
March 25, 2013
Letter to the Editor: Say no to smokeless tobacco & e-cigarettes
The North Dakota House of Representatives supported HCR 3033 by only one vote and it now awaits action in the Senate. HCR 3033 is a resolution to study the feasibility of promoting the use of smokeless tobacco (snus and chew) as well as newer products like electronic cigarettes (e-cigs)...
March 25, 2013 - 11:00pm
February 3, 2013
Letter: Much-improved water system a great benefit
As a mother, hotel manager and resident of Watford City, I cannot say enough good things about the city's much-improved water system. Before service from the Western Area Water Supply project started a month ago, I had to bathe my children in the brown water that came out of our...
February 3, 2013 - 12:00am
January 31, 2013
Letters: Reasons to love Catholic schools
I love going to Dickinson Catholic Schools because they are the best! I like them so much because I think the teachers are so nice. I love to learn and the teachers make it fun! I love our new playground too. That's why I love Dickinson Catholic Schools. Paige Jarrett, Dickinson -- I...
January 31, 2013 - 12:00am
January 30, 2013
Letter: Presidential election lacking in honesty
The election is over and a new term begun. Mitt Romney was ahead on election morning. Just how honest was the election? For years, Democrats fought for open voting requiring no identification and Obama won every state that didn't fully require it. There are 15 states with photo...
January 30, 2013 - 12:00am
Letter: Many questions surround gun control
Ever since the election, re-election, of Barack Obama, and especially since the tragic killings in Newtown, Conn., Aurora, Colo. and Tucson, Ariz., there has been much talk of gun control and assault rifles (evidently, retreat rifles will be exempted somewhat). There has even been...
January 30, 2013 - 12:00am
January 25, 2013
Letters: Parents sacrifice to send children to Catholic Schools
Parents sacrifice for school Catholic Schools are the best because my parents have to work and sacrifice to send me here. At our school the staff and teachers work as hard as they can. The cooks make perfect lunches like hot ham and cheese! The principal, Mrs. (Peggy) Mayer,...
January 25, 2013 - 12:00am
January 22, 2013
Letter: Railroad report cherry picks data
The Dickinson Press published an article on Dec. 29 entitled "Trains carrying more oil across U.S. amid boom" that has some factual errors. It misleads readers about the vital role railroads are playing in meeting the growing need to transport crude oil throughout North America....
January 22, 2013 - 12:00am
January 20, 2013
Letter: Politicians' 'solutions' may not be the answer
I came across a quote from an unknown author that said "Timothy McVeigh didn't use a gun." He killed 168 innocent people, 19 of which were children younger than age 6. He injured more than 680 innocent people and totally destroyed federal property. But you can still buy fertilizer...
January 20, 2013 - 12:00am
January 19, 2013
Letter: Don't ignore land during development
As oil/gas facilities build out in North Dakota, further permanent harm to agricultural land must be prevented, while ensuring the land can be returned to an economically productive agricultural status.
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
Letter: Keep beauty, historical integrity of Killdeer Mountains
We appreciate the many benefits oil development has brought to our area. We're also concerned about the relentlessness and rapidity of the development, especially when it threatens areas precious to all North Dakotans.
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
Letter: Even with so many changes ND keeps happy spirit
I grew up in North Dakota and my mother still resides in Belfield where I visit on a regular basis. As you know, many changes have come to this area. The oil activity has created prosperity, growth and low unemployment. Along with that, it has also created problems, such as housing...
January 18, 2013 - 12:00am
January 6, 2013
Letter: Property tax unfair, unjust, unworkable
Like many others, I received my annual property tax bill from the county confiscator and I'm hot boiling mad. Our legislators talk about how we need to fix the property tax system, having tried some 135 times to fix the system resulting in nothing more than enabling local subdivisions...
January 6, 2013 - 12:00am
December 29, 2012
Letter: Thanks to those in Dickinson area who support less fortunate
As I sit here, I am thinking of the many wonderful people who made donations to The Dorcas Society this holiday season. It is through this generosity that Dorcas is able to help less-fortunate families. It has made a huge impression in my life, as I witness this generosity and the...
December 29, 2012 - 12:00am
December 23, 2012
Letter: Sen. Conrad supportive of conservation fund
U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad deserves special thanks for his support for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. LWCF is not funded by taxpayers, but rather from federal offshore oil and gas royalties. Thanks to nearly $48 million of investments over the past four decades, LWCF is helping...
December 23, 2012 - 12:00am
December 22, 2012
Letter: Let's not be complicit in state's DUI culture
We're near the top among states in drunken driving deaths per capita. Alcohol was involved in more than half of our fatal crashes this year. There were more than 6,000 driving under the influence arrests last year, but the number of drunk drivers is higher. Law enforcement cannot...
December 22, 2012 - 12:00am